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Coronavirus UK: Health workers and at-risk to get vaccine first

Frontline NHS and social care workers, over-50s and Brits with heart or kidney disease will get Covid-19 vaccine first when it becomes available, Matt Hancock reveals Health Secretary made the announcement in Downing Street press conference Mr Hancock said the advice would allow Britain to ‘protect the most at-risk first’  Imperial College London started human… Read More »

Coronavirus plasma study shows ‘robust evidence’ of transfusion treatment improving survivability, authors say

In a new study of convalescent plasma transfusions in 20,000 coronavirus patients, authors say the data offers “robust evidence” the treatment is safe and associated with improved survival. The idea behind the therapy is that plasma of recently infected recovered coronavirus patients has antiviral antibodies that can be used to treat other patients with the virus. “Convalescent plasma has… Read More »